Merve Karakas

Merve Karakas


63-149 ENG IV UCLA Campus

Postal Address:
EE Department
420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1594
ATTN: 63-149, ENG IV
UCLA Main Campus



I am a Ph.D. student at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. I work with Prof. Fragouli as a member of the Laboratory of Algorithmic Research in Network Information Flow. Before joining UCLA, I received my Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Computer Science (double major) from Koc University.

Research Interests

  • Machine learning
  • Information and coding theory
  • Algorithms


  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, (Current)
    • Advisor: Prof. Christina Fragouli
  • B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering & Computer Engineering (Double Major), Koc University, Turkey, 2021